/ 29 April 2021

Britney to have her say

Popstar Britney Spears will front a Los Angeles court on 23 June after she lodged a request to speak about her ongoing conservatorship, her lawyer confirmed yesterday. It will mark the first time in 2 years that the 39yo has addressed the court on the arrangement that has seen her father Jamie control her finances and big life decisions for the last 12 years. Spears has recently requested that her father be removed from the role, and her lawyer says she is “afraid” of him, and she hasn’t spoken to him in a “long while”. And in a blow to fans, she will not perform if he stays in the position, he said. It’s uncertain if Spears’ upcoming hearing will be open to the public, but that is unlikely to deter the #FreeBritney movement from following her every move…

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